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South Africa’s Concentrated Solar Power XiNa Solar One completes its first three months of operation

We continue to receive good news from South Africa. Abengoa has developed three solar thermal power plants for electricity generation in the north of the country. Xina Solar One -the last to be constructed- achieved practical completion back in August 2017, and has successfully completed its first three months of [...]

China Tianjin Binhai CSP plans Golmud 2×100MW and Delingha 2×50MW Molten Salt Parabolic Trough Concentrated Solar Power projects

Tianjin Binhai Concentrating Solar power investment Co., Ltd (shorted as Tianjin Binhai CSP) and its co-company Shenzhen Jinfan Energy Technology Co., Ltd (shorted as Shenzhen Jinfan) have been devoted to CSP industry for years, and their Shenzhen Jinfan Akesai 50MW molten salt parabolic trough CSP plant was successfully selected [...]

Concentrated Solar Power developer raises $675 million on Shanghai exchange

Beijing Shouhang IHW Resources Saving Technology Company (Shouhang) raised $675 million on the Shanghai Stock Exchange to top Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s (BNEF) list of top public market deals in the renewables sector for the third quarter. Shouhang is heavily involved in CSP in China and abroad as both a [...]

Financing is key to China’s ambitious Concentrated Solar Power goals

Overcoming the reservations of the finance industry will be key to China achieving its ambitious goal of 5 GW of power generation from concentrated solar power by 2020, expert speakers said at CSP Seville 2017. Beijing set the target last year as part of its latest five-year plan. The 5 [...]

2017-12-13T15:55:42+00:00 13-12-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |

Acwa Power sees Dubai Concentrated Solar Power financial closure in early 2018

Acwa Power will reach financial closure on the world’s largest single-site concentrated solar power (CSP) project, currently underway in Dubai, by the first quarter of 2018, its chief executive said on Monday. "We're very confident of achieving financial closure on target for the Dubai plant in the first quarter; [...]

AfDB grants loan support to Noor concentrated solar power project

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved $324-million in loan support to two renewable energy projects in Morocco and Côte d’Ivoire that are expected to significantly increase power supplies and boost economic growth in those countries. The loan support is in line with the AfDB’s New Deal on Energy [...]

How the Port Augusta community helped repower the town with concentrated solar power

Port Augusta’s Lisa Lumsden was in the supermarket when news broke of the town securing a $650m solar thermal power plant – the biggest of its kind in the world. The announcement of SolarRerserve’s Aurora Solar Energy Project came with the promise of 650 construction jobs, 50 ongoing positions and delivered an [...]

Concentrated solar power projects to accelerate in the Mena region

Falling costs in the concentrated solar power (CSP) sector is likely to accelerate projects deploying the technology in markets with high solar irradiation such as the UAE and Oman, according to a report by BMI. CSP differs from photovoltaic (PV) technology in that the energy it produces can be [...]

2017-12-10T18:02:27+00:00 08-12-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

China Yumen Royal Tech 50MW solar Concentrated Solar Power project

Yumen Royal Tech 50MW parabolic trough CSP project was selected as one of China 1st batch 20 pilot CSP projects (7 take parabolic trough technology) last September. Located in East Town, Yumen, Gansu Province, the project is equipped with 9-hour molten salt thermal storage. And what deserve mentioning, the project [...]

Bokpoort breaks a Concentrated Solar Power record

South Africa’s Bokpoort CSP celebrates another Production Milestone as the Global Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Drive Intensifies. The CEO for Bokpoort CSP, Mr Ryno Lacock was proud to announce that on the 27th November 2017, the plant clocked production of 1009.31 MWh in a single day. This is the highest [...]

Reduce the annual water consumption of a Concentrated Solar Power plant (CSP)

In the research project »MinWaterCSP« a consortium aims to reduce the annual water consumption of a Concentrated Solar Power plant (CSP) through a number of complementary measures while maintaining or even improving thermal efficiency and reducing capital costs. This will be done through a holistic combination of next generation [...]

2017-12-13T15:52:30+00:00 06-12-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Is Concentrated Solar Power a viable option for water desalination?

With the MENA region under increasingly high levels of water stress, desalination is necessary to supply sufficient fresh water to the region. Applying CSP technology to power the desalination process is a possible solution in which investigation is still underway. There are numerous CSP desalination pilot plants and it remains [...]

Spain’s Concentrated Solar Power Performed

As prices for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) with thermal energy storage dropped an astonishing 50% between May and November this year, it seemed that 2017 saw the kind of price breakthrough that could allow CSP to compete with traditional thermal power in supplying dispatchable electricity. CSP is the heat-based form [...]

2017-12-01T16:34:36+00:00 01-12-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , |